Things Come Apart

A Teardown Manual for Modern Living

Ranked #26 in 3D Printing

Welcome to Todd McLellan's unique photographic vision of the material world: fifty design classics--arranged first by size and then by intricacy--are beautifully displayed, piece by piece, exploding in midair and dissected in real-time, frame-by-frame video stills. This book makes visible the inner workings of some of the world's most iconic designs. From SLR camera to mantel clock to espresso machine, from iPad to bicycle to grand piano, every single component of each object is revealed. These disassembled objects show that even the most intricate of modern technologies can be broken down... more

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